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Finance - 1999

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January 7
Minister comments on Marble Mountain controversy

January 8
Province ends year on high note

January 11
Marble Mountain Management Corporation - Chair comments on Marble Mountain general manager controversy

January 13
Minister appoints interim general manager for Marble Mountain

January 14
Finance minister delivers fiscal update


February 16
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister available to media, Corner Brook, February 16 Subject: Federal budget

February 18
Minister comments on economic indicators

February 25
Moody's confirms province's credit rating



March 5
Ministers release pre-budget consultation document and details of process

March 18
Budget Speech to be delivered March 22
NOTE TO EDITORS - Budget Lock-In, March 22

March 22
Budget 1999-2000: Investing in Priorities
New Low Income Seniors’ Benefits Introduced
Government Further Eases Tax Burden for Businesses
Additional Revenues


May 13
Ministerial Statement - Review of tax policy



July 13
Minister responds to population projections

July 28
Minister comments on latest investment intention figures


August 6
Provincial unemployment drops despite national increase

August 19
Tax review aimed at sustainable, affordable tax reductions

August 25
NOTE TO EDITORS: Public consultation on tax review, August 26, Happy Valley-Goose Bay

August 29
NOTE TO EDITORS: Public consultation on tax review, August 30, Labrador City


September 9
NOTE TO EDITORS: Changes to schedule for public consultations on tax reform

September 10
Minister comments on Conference Board of Canada's latest forecast


October 7
Newfoundland Seniors' Benefit payments in mail tomorrow

October 12
Minister comments on provincial ranking

October 28
Population estimates show improvement


November 9
Finance minister responds to Opposition's call for "mini-Budget"

November 11
Minister comments on GDP growth in 1998

November 16
Ministerial Statement - Mid-year Financial Statement

November 22
Ministerial Statement - Credit Rating Upgrade

November 25
NOTE TO EDITORS:  Economic Review released


December 2
Change on rebate rate for cigarettes in Labrador border zones
Finance ministers release details of plan to improve competitiveness and Canadians' standard of living 

December 20
Government accepts offer for Marble Mountain condominiums

December 21
Minister pleased with province's population figures


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